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Head of Technical

Employer
The Tofoo Co Ltd
Location
Malton, North Yorkshire
Salary
Highly Competitive Salary Package £60k +
Closing date
16 May 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Health & Safety, Operations, Production, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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About Us 

The Tofoo Co are starting a tofu revolution – one delicious, healthy meal at a time. The Tofoo Cohave happy and engaged staff where the belief is quality beats quantity. This extremely exciting entrepreneurial business make tofu but not any old tofu the real stuff– natural, sustainable, organic and traditional made by hand and packed in Yorkshire.  It’s non GM, gluten, dairy, wheat and yeast free, low in calories, zero cholesterol and a great source of protein – what’s not to love! 

Privately owned by passionate people with a long history working in the UK Food industry, The Tofoo Co plan to change the way we eat helping us all to make better choices without compromising on taste. With a clear vision, all the major retailers on board and a growing loyal customer following, the Tofoo Co will make a difference to how we shop, cook and eat. With the ‘Meat Free’ market exploding, with an estimated market worth over £600 million in 2021 it is rapidly gaining pace and importance.

The Tofoo Co in just 5 years has become the UK market leader in tofu & turnover has increased from £600k to £19 million and now employs more than 160 people. They have the ambition to treble turnover in the next 10 years.

The business is based in Malton North Yorkshire & to help them on their journey they are looking for a commercially astute technical champion to head up the technical team.

 

The role

Reporting directly to the Operations Director you will be working towards designing and implementing a technical strategy to ensure high levels of quality are achieved.The key focus of this role is to ensure the technical function delivers a culture of excellence in food quality – knowing what good looks like with a keen eye for detail coupled with a passion that engages and excites the people you work with. This is a branded business and so consistent and high technical standards are a must. This is an entrepreneurial values based business and as such you will have the freedom to make your own decisions and the flexibility to make these happen, someone who understands that with risk comes rewards will thrive.

An innovative individual with proven technical experience gained within a chilled food environment you will be a natural leader who is customer focussed with the ability to translate the company vision into clear ambitions for your team as well as driving cultural change. It is essential you are able to work at pace with resilience and confidence to challenge, ensuring the business meets all of its quality standards.

 

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